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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2011, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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Question is this normal

I have a yellow sided green cheek conure and i noticed his poop looked a bit off. I looked on the sticky about bird poo but couldnt decide and wanted your opinion on it. Ive only had him a week so im new to all of this.
Anyway heres a picture i took of it today:

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2011, 09:29 PM

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I'm no pooh expert, but I don't see a problem with it. It's not too dark, which is what I would be worrying about in a new bird.

Do you have an appointment for a well-bird check? I do like to have a fecal done by my avian vet when I get a new bird. Other than that, I only worry if they are eating enough when they first come home, and if they are not, the pooh turns very, very dark green or even black.

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I have an appointment for him today to have a check up . I read that it was meant to be like an army green colour I think and his was like that Tuesday and then yesterday they were like the picture I posted. He's eating fine and he's had fruit and veg since he's been here. Hopefully it's nothing to worry about
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Ya that's a good dropping. The colors change just a bit depending on what they eat. Its solid looking to me.
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I think it's a good poop. My conures are often like this when he hasn't had his fruit or veg (he gets it in the morning).

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Kiki's poo has always been a bit watery. I think it's just normal for her though.

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